Mixed Bricks Quilt
Mix together one summer afternoon with an old rocking chair and one well-worn quilt. Add a breezy summer novel, a lazy overhead fan and tall chilled glass of freshly squeezed lemonade. Enjoy!
Basket Weave Quilt (a Project Linus quilt*)
Gently scatter two or three teenage girls (or women who are young at heart) over one well-loved quilt. Place at the base of a meandering moss-covered stone staircase. Mix in blue skies, a couple wispy clouds and one large shade tree. Marinate well. Watch dreams take flight.
Scrappy Quilt (a Project Linus quilt*)
Add one large friendly quilt to a park bench at the edge of a well worn path. Settle in one retired gentleman with his morning cup of coffee. Newspaper optional. A perfect start to any new day!
Nine Patch Quilt (a Project Linus quilt*)
Begin with one vintage quilt. Add deep plum colored geraniums. Top with a trotting horse weather-vane. Allow to simmer until one large black cat settles in for an afternoon nap. Yawn…
Disappearing Nine Square Quilt (a Project Linus quilt*)
Mix one well-tended herb garden, one clay pot overflowing with hot pink geraniums and a bird bath filled with sparkling clear water. Add a dash of a bright charm pack quilt to spice a lazy summer morning. Yummy!
Disappearing Nine Square Baby Quilt (a Project Linus quilt*)
Carefully stir one child’s antique red rocking chair with a well-traveled carousel horse and slowly add baby’s first quilt. Season sweetly to create wonder-filled memories.
Log Cabin Quilt (a Project Linus quilt*)
Gently blend two little girls, one small tea set and a rag doll with a country quilt. Slowly simmer for an afternoon filled with make-believe delight.
Block Quilt (a Project Linus quilt*)
Thoroughly mix one lake, three teenage boys and their tube floats. Carefully spread over a quilt of Hawaiian surfboard and outrigger prints. Marinate well so plans will season.
Sixteen Patch Quilt
Gather one warm summer evening, a lake, a picnic table and large quilt. Top with a basket of cold crispy chicken, green salad and crusty sour dough french bread. Serve with chilled white wine, ice tea or lemonade. Homemade apple pie or strawberry shortcake optional.
* The Project Linus Quilts were all made from donated scrap fabric provided through the Auburn CA/Whistle Stop Project Linus group. The handmade quilts are being donated to the Sacramento Chapter of Project Linus, a member of the national non-profit, and will be distributed, along with other homemade blankets, to children in need ~ in hospitals, in foster care, homeless, or just going through a difficult time.